CNA Talks: Foreign Policy Advice for the New Administration
Release Date: 01/19/2017
On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Jon Schroden and David Knoll reflect on eighteen years of the War on Terror. Go to www.cna.org/CNAtalks to learn more about the participants and listen to more CNA Talks episodes.info_outline The Protests in Hong Kong
CNA experts Heidi Holz and Josiah Case sit down to discuss the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and the Chinese government's reaction.info_outline Proxy Warfare
In this episode, Bill Rosenau and Zack Gold sit down with Kasey Stricklin to discuss their report on proxy warfare. They discuss what makes proxy warfare an attractive option for policymakers, and some of the potential pitfalls. Finally, Bill and Zack point out that in the era of great power competition, proxy warfare is likely to become more frequent. Click here to read the full report Click here to Bill and Zack’s article in Defense One Go to www.cna.org/CNAtalks to learn more about the participants and listen to more CNA Talks episodes.info_outline Linking Supply Chains After a Disaster
With the hurricane season around the corner, this episode of CNA Talks explores the importance of supply chains and communication in the aftermath of a disaster. CNA’s Delilah Barton and Lars Hanson are experts in emergency preparedness, strategy and planning. They discuss CNA’s work helping cities, states and the federal government respond to disasters. https://www.cna.org/centers/ipr/safety-security/info_outline What Does Kim Jong Un Want?
On this episode of CNA Talks, North Korea analysts Ken Gause, Christopher Steinitz and Sarah Vogler sit down to discuss Kim Jong Un’s objectives in the nuclear negotiations. They point out that the nuclear program is an important part of Kim’s legitimacy, and that the U.S. will probably have to live with a nuclear North Korea in the short term. Finally, the team lays out a path for the negotiations that could eventually reduce North Korea’s nuclear arsenal. Go to www.cna.org/CNAtalks to learn more about the participants and listen to more CNA Talks episodes.info_outline Strategies for Policing Innovation
Street robberies, substance abuse, repeat violent offenders and gun violence are the realities faced by police every day in communities throughout America. However, strategies and innovations honed over the past decade and grounded in the use of research and technology have helped police departments dramatically improve outcomes for the communities they serve. On this episode of CNA Talks Chris Sun and Chip Coldren, discuss CNA’s Strategies for Policing Innovation Initiative. Go to www.cna.org/CNAtalks to learn more about the participants and listen to more CNA Talks episodes. ...info_outline The War For Muddy Waters: The Future of Maritime Security
In this episode of CNA Talks, Joshua Tallis sits down with Elizabeth Cutler to discuss his new book, “The War for Muddy Waters.” Tallis articulates the need to conceptualize maritime security through a single framework, rather than as a series of individual threats, such as piracy and drug trafficking. He applies theories traditionally used in criminology to maritime security challenges, examining approaches to prevent crime as a whole rather than focusing on different types of crime. Go to www.cna.org/CNAtalks to learn more about the participants and listen to more...info_outline After the Wargame
In part three of our occasional series on wargaming, CNA’s chief wargame designer Jeremy Sepinsky returns, accompanied by Robin Mays, research analyst for CNA’s Gaming and Integration program, to discuss how they analyze the results of a CNA Wargame. Jeremy starts by describing the “hotwash” discussion that occurs immediately after a wargame concludes, and what insights participants often take away. Throughout this episode, Jeremy and Robin describe the type of information note takers record during a wargame, and how that data gets used in the final analysis. Using examples from actual...info_outline Dissecting Disasters: A Dive Into Responding to Real World Incidents
In this episode of CNA Talks, Liza Corderio sits down with Monica Giovachino to discuss CNA’s real world incident analysis, the study of how we respond to real world events, learn from them and improve our response to future events. After decades of experience, CNA has grown its reputation analyzing natural disasters, pandemics and terrorist incidents. Monica shares her experiences from disaster sites, lessons learned, and recommendations for communities dealing with disaster. Go to www.cna.org/CNAtalks to learn more about...info_outline Bonus Episode: Putin-Kim Summit
Sarah Vogler and Jeff Edmonds return to CNA Talks to discuss the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. Sarah and Jeff discuss the motivations of both leaders and what they hoped to accomplish with this summit. They also discuss the larger historical and geopolitical context of the meeting. News clips in this episode originally aired on Global News, CBS, VOA News, Fox Business and EuroNews. Go to www.cna.org/CNAtalks to learn more about the participants and listen to more CNA Talks episodes.info_outline
In light of this month’s presidential transition, six CNA analysts sat down to discuss foreign policy advice for the next administration. From Asia to Europe to the Middle East, the commentators covered some of the key areas of concern for the upcoming year and beyond.
- North Korea’s nuclear capabilities
- Russia’s relationships with NATO, Syria and Turkey
- The Iran nuclear deal
- Chinese national interests
- The South China Sea
- Cyber threats
Listen in for informed analysis on China, North Korea, Russia and more. Click here to learn more about the participants and other CNA Talks episodes.